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  • Collecting for the Curriculumby Amy Catalano

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 85.00

    While there are many publications on the Common Core for school librarians and K?12 educators, no such literature exists for curriculum librarians at the post-secondary level. This book fills that gap, standing alone as a guide to collection development for curriculum librarians independent of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The book provides... more...

  • New Approaches to Curriculum as Phenomenological Textby James M. Magrini

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The scholarship of New Directions in Curriculum as Phenomenological Text manifests through close readings and interpretations of curriculum theorists and Continental philosophers, presented in the form of 'speculative philosophical essays,' an important form of curriculum thinking-writing all but lost to the general contemporary field of research.... more...

  • Make: Paper Inventionsby Kathy Ceceri

    Maker Media, Inc 2015; US$ 16.99

    Paper is amazing stuff. It's cheap, easy to use, and easy to recycle. It's lightweight and easy to cut or tear--but incredibly strong when folded, layered, or rolled. It can stand stiff as a board, pop up like a spring, or hang softly like a silk scarf. It's disposable, but it can last for centuries. Its surface can be rough, or creamy smooth, or... more...

  • Curriculum and the Specialization of Knowledgeby Michael Young; Johan Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    This book presents a new way for educators at all levels - from early years to university - to think about curriculum priorities. It focuses on the curriculum as a form of specialised knowledge, optimally designed to enable students to gain access to the best knowledge available in any field. Papers jointly written by the authors over the last eight... more...

  • Knowledge, Control and Critical Thinking in Singaporeby Leonel Lim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how critical thinking is regulated in Singapore through the process of what the influential sociologist of education Basil Bernstein termed "pedagogic recontextualization". The ability of critical thinking to speak to alternative possibilities and individual autonomy as well as its assumptions of a liberal arrangement of society... more...

  • Education and Social Dynamicsby Arnd-Michael Nohl; R. Nazli Somel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Education and Social Dynamics offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum reforms. While the new curriculum has attempted to homogenize all Turkish primary schools since 2005, Nohl and Somel, drawing... more...

  • What Your Third Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)by E.D. Jr Hirsch

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 20.00 US$ 14.99

    Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your Third Grader Needs to Know   What should your child learn in the third grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed... more...

  • Classroom Instruction from A to Zby Barbara R. Blackburn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    Learn the most effective ways to promote student learning. This second edition of bestselling author Barbara Blackburn?s Classroom Instruction from A to Z covers a broad range of key instructional strategies to help you create more meaningful, engaging learning experiences for your students. Each chapter from A to Z offers guidance on a specific... more...

  • Transatlantic Reflections on the Practice-Based PhD in Fine Artby Jessica Schwarzenbach; Paul Hackett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Once the US was the only country in the world to offer a doctorate for studio artists,?however ? the PhD in fine art disappeared after pressures established the MFA as the terminal degree for visual artists. Subsequently, the PhD in fine art emerged in the UK and is now offered by approximately 40 universities. Today the doctorate is offered in most... more...

  • Provoking Curriculum Studiesby Nicholas Ng-a-Fook; Awad Ibrahim; Giuliano Reis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Provoking Curriculum Studies pushes forward a strong reading of the theoretical and methodological innovations taking place within curriculum studies research. Addressing an important gap in contemporary curriculum studies?conceptualizing scholars as poets and the potential of the poetic in education?it offers a framework for doing curriculum work... more...